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DBC Training sponsor Paralympic javelin thrower and multiple gold medalist, Hollie Arnold

DBC Training are delighted to announce our sponsorship of Paralympic javelin thrower and multiple gold medalist, Hollie Arnold.


Hollie is a hugely successful Paralympian and is one of Britain’s most decorated athletes. She was the youngest ever field athlete to ever compete in the Paralympics/Olympics, at the age of 14 at the 2008 Summer Paralympics in Beijing throwing a personal best. She also threw a personal best in 2012 Summer Paralympics in London. Hollie then took the gold medal in the F46 javelin in the 2016 Summer Paralympics at Rio, also throwing a new world record at the same time. In 2018, she became the first ever Javelin thrower in history to hold all four major titles in the same Paralympic/Olympic 4-year cycle. In 2021, at the delayed 2020 Summer Paralympics in Tokyo, she took the bronze medal.



Hollie, who has also featured in hit show I’m A Celebrity Get Me Out of Here!, will be acting as a judge and presenter at DBC’s Annual Apprentice Awards on 11 February, held as part of National Apprenticeship Week.


Hollie said: “I am thrilled to be working with DBC Training and am excited about supporting this particular initiative which focuses on the ambitions and achievements of highly motivated young people. I am sure the awards themselves will be very competitive and I am looking forward to being a judge on this occasion and of course picking the winner’!

Kerry Bentley, Managing Director at DBC Training, added: “We are delighted to be sponsoring Hollie in what is a very exciting athletics year ahead. Hollie is a great ambassador and inspiration for our young apprentices and is someone who embodies our SPARK values including achieving excellence, being results focused and kicking down barriers.”

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